Next FAO Leader Should Focus On Rising Hunger, Malnutrition, Climate Change, Experts Say
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Next U.N. food chief must tackle hunger ’emergency’
“As candidates jostle to head the United Nations’ multibillion dollar food agency, experts called on Thursday for a strong leader to tackling rising hunger and climate change threats. … The four contenders include a European Union-backed French agronomist, who could become the FAO’s first female head of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and an agriculture vice-minister from China, whose global influence is on the rise. Georgia and India have also fielded candidates for the June vote by delegates from the FAO’s 194 member states…” (Win, 4/4).